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Merriman's Poipu

2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
+1 808-742-8385
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (46 reviews)
“salad” (191 reviews)
“lobster” (44 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
International, American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived for an early dinner and the service was wonderful. The food was poor and hardly worth the price. My wife had the Kampachi Fish which was over salted. My Ono and Shrimp was over cooked and dry. This is a restaurant to avoid.

Thank Jay307
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a group of 10 over for a birthday celebration. A big shout out to the manager Jerrod for setting up our reservation and accommodations. Everyone enjoyed their food, beverages, and desserts. If you enjoy fine dining and a nice atmosphere, then I would...More

Thank G R
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had a wonderful Valentine's dinner at Merriman's. My wife enjoyed her Kampachi. I had the catch of the day: New Zealand salmon. The preparation and quality of the salmon was excellent. The chocolate purse for dessert was a nice finish. A...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server was super nice! She had great recommendations and we took her up on it. My husband and I were not disappointed! I ordered the Pig and pineapple pizza it was delicious!

Thank stephanierack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On this trip we went to the Merriman’s in Waimea on the big island and this one at Poipu. Food and service excellent. A few of the items are the same but most different. My wife had the lobster. Interestingly these Maine lobsters are now...More

Thank orchiddoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good pizza and burgers! We had a very nice waiter, made good suggestions and kept the water glasses full. Food was hot and tasted amazing! Comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told about Merriman’s when we were on Maui at Monkey Pods as it’s a sister restaurant. We decided to try it and the food was fabulous. The fresh fish was perfectly prepared and was delicious. Our server, Justin, was slow to the table,...More

Thank 466Steve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat overlooking palm trees and resort lights. Our waiter Washington very helpful. I had the macadamia nut crusted kampachu, delicious. I stated with the lobster and crab cakes. I ended with the molten chocolate bag. Not a traditional molten cake, better. So good! Our friends...More

Thank Bookslut
Reviewed 1 week ago

They really know how to put out a quality meal, nice wine list not marked up into the stratosphere like other places. Server nice, but gave incorrect answer to "where are the oysters from?" Also they were shucked incorrectly! Bottom muscle not cut. The foods...More

Thank Maurice T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Poipu, a visit to Merrimans was strongly recommended by many friends. We had a reservation at 6 pm, just in time to take in the amazing Hawaiian sunset. Our server was extremely inattentive and very slow. We stared at empty water glasses and...More

Thank Brett T
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Yes but agree the top level is more fine dining and the children would be better suited to the lower levels. This was a lovely restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2829 Ala Kalani Kaumaka St # G-149, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-8571
    (Poipu Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-8385
  • E-mail
In a casual yet elegant setting of an Old Hawaii Plantation, Chef-Owner Peter Merriman serves his unique style of Hawaii Regional Cuisine in Kauai's Poipu. A pioneer in the "Farm to Table" concept, Peter serves only the freshest products, at least 90% of which are locally grown or caught, using only sustainable methods. His international menu items are prepared in a manner that highlights the natural flavors of these fresh and local foods. Located in Poipu, we feature both mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) views as well as sunset views over the Kukui'ula resort. We offer a premium bar upstairs, a downstairs cafe for casual dining, and over 1,000 bottles of wine in our cellar. Our facilities can host private parties and meetings. Our aloha-friendly staff, with a food and beverage knowledge second to none, will ensure that you have an extraordinary dining experience.
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